02 septembre 2007

Ganesha Festival in Paris

Dear readers, Today, the Ganesha Lord Festival has started in Paris in the 18th district where I live.It is my first festival and it sounds very interesting. At 9:00 AM, a religious ceremony took place inside a Temple and at 11:00 AM, the parade composed of different cars and groups followed a route from Philippe de Girard street to Marcadet street and came back to the Temple around 3:00 PM. For this festival, street are sprayed with rose water including saffron. The Ganesh and Murugan cars are pulled by nude feet believers... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2007

Chinese New Year Parade in Paris - 13th district

Dear readers, Last Sunday, the Chinese New Year Parade took place in the 13th district. Even if the rain was not invited, it came suddenly at the end of the afternoon. Anyway, happiness, smiles, multicoloured costumes and good mood flew around us. Chinese New Year in Paris has become one of the city's most popular annual events. Paris has a large and thriving French-Chinese community whose cultural influence grows stronger all the time. Parisians of all stripes eagerly crowd the streets of South Paris each year to witness a ... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2006

Bombaysers from Lille

(C) Ceraulen - 2006 Dear all, Pleased to come back to Paris and had the opportunity to enjoy a short week-end in my hometown near Lille, in North of France. A great event takes place until January 14th, 2007 and I really enjoyed walking along Lille city to discover exhibition linked to India, Elephants Rambla, Bombay Station. Indeed, two years after the success of Lille 2004 where we could discover a Chinese Tea House in front of the Commerce & Industry Chamber, advertising lights in Faidherbe Street, the main street of the... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2006

Montmartre Vineyard Festival

(C) Ceraulen - 2007 Dear all,   Hope you enjoyed your week end. As fas as I am concerned I went to the annual wine harvest festival in Montmartre. It is a village, the village where I have been living for 6 years now, a real village with its own tourism office, its small streets and its vineyard.   Montmartre is a district in the 18th area of Paris, famous for its bohemian way of living in the 19th century. It is the village where now and then painters and portrait painters sheltered from (a l’abri de) the... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2006

The Triumph Arch Lucien Barriere Prize

(C) Ceraulen - 2006Dear readers, Yesterday was an uncredible day as the famous Triumph Arch Lucien Barriere Prize, le Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere in French at Longchamps racecourse (hippodrome), 85th edition took place. It is considered as the summit meeting (rendez-vous au sommet) of the gallop first-class (elite du galop). This international long-awaited (attendu) event, the Triumph Arch Lucien Barriere Prize is above all the real final of the world thoroughbred (cheval pur sang) championship. It is... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2006

Andre Citroen Park

Dear readers, hi Cassandre and thanks for your message !   To give full scope to (donner libre cours a) the 10th anniversary of Parisian gardens, I discovered this week-end two worthwhile (qui valent la peine) places and would like to share with you my feelings.   The first one is the Andre Citroen Park (138,800 m²) – Subway: Line 10 Javel, Line 8 Lourmel or RER C Javel, Bd Victor Hugo I was really impressed about a such modern architectural area which was created on the 1990ies. Indeed, you can find several areas for... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2006

Celebrate Parisian gardens! 10th anniversary

Dear readers, Just a few words to draw your attention on this week-end celebration on gardens in Paris. It will be the 10th anniversary and if you live in Paris or suburbs, have the opportunity to discover or walk in green spaces and gardens thanks to guided tours, organized hikes, workshops for kids...Some ideas:- Kitchen garden at the Cite Internationale des Arts - 18, rue de l'Hotel de ville - rue des Nonnais d'Hyeres - Subway Pont Marie- Jardin des Plantes - Rue Cuvier - Place Valhubert - Subway: Gare d'Austerlitz- Jardin du... [Lire la suite]
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06 août 2006

A look on the Bagatelle Park near Paris

{ Dear readers,   Do not have any hesitation to write down your comments on the contents of this blog! That will help me improving and selecting subjects.   Well, it is summer time and on Sunday, going out is a good idea. We will continue studying the intercultural relationaships later.   If you like walking, picturesque and romantic areas, I advise you going in the marvellous Bagatelle Park, very closed to Paris.   GLIMPSE ON THE BAGATELLE PARK If you have the chance to live in Paris or in suburbs,... [Lire la suite]
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